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GameSpy: Darksiders: Wrath of War Preview

GameSpy writes: "The last time we saw Vigil Games' Darksiders: Wrath of War it was merely a brief introduction during the E3 blitz. Since then the team has been hard at work on this upcoming action title but the press has been left in the dark. That all changed last night as THQ unveiled another sliver of Darksiders during its annual Gamers Day event. What we've seen might be a little less "God of War with guns" than the previous glimpse, but the game still looks like a bloody cocktail of hack 'n slash action and gunplay.

Just like the snippet from E3, THQ presented Darksiders in a brief five-minute hands-off demo that showed off what the game's about. The session started with a trailer featuring snippets of War, the protagonist of Darksiders, juxtaposed with quotes from Revelation 6:4. "And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword." Indeed, War does ride a vicious steed, and his blade is great in size and scope. War is locked in conflict with both angelic and demonic forces, who've sold him and his fellow horsemen up the proverbial river."

-Looks like a gory supernatural action title that we await hands-on time with

-The two demo sections look a bit "post-apocalyptically generic;" some frame-rate issues

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